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Fastest in Practice, Fastest in qualify'n and Lead Every Lap at Bristol

Patrick Emerling Fastest all day an win the Bush Bean's 150

Bristol, TN. NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour returned to the high banks of Bristol Speedway for the Bush Beans 150 Wednesday evening.

the 07 of Patrick Emerling was on top of the charts all day an lead every lap for his fisrt NWMT win.

He says it was his best win ever know it came at Bristol Speedway.. MORE INFO..

Preece Continues To Roll At Stafford

Late Pass Of Coby Nets Third Whelen Modified Win of Season

STAFFORD, Conn. --  Ryan Preece has been nearly unbeatable of late when he straps behind the wheel of a race car.

Last weekend, Preece scored his first career NASCAR XFINITY Series victory at Iowa Speedway. He marked his return to the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Friday at Connecticut's Stafford Motor Speedway with another trip to Victory Lane in the Stafford 150. 

The Berlin, Connecticut, driver took the lead from four-time tour champion Doug Coby on a Lap 148 restart and didn't look back. The win was the 18th career in Whelen Modified Tour action for Preece and also his seventh at the half-mile Stafford. He won the NAPA Spring Sizzler at the track on April 30. more info..

King of Southern Modifieds Retiring or NOT!

Jr. Miller want be retiring

8/3/17 -- The "King of Southern Modified an six-time champion at Bowman Gray Stadium said he wouldnt be retiring an will be back for some event next year. Mile also has seven Southern Modified Auto Racing Tour championships and two back-to-back NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour championships.

Miller's win puts him in second for the all time win list with 74 victories.

Seuss & Harvey Go Different Ways

What way they want to go in future

7/21/17 -- Eddie Harvey an Andy Seuss will parts way after a several great years on the NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour. With many victory's an 2 NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Championships they have different ideas on what each want to do.

Seuss has been running the ARCA Series an running very well to say an Harvey wanting to run the SMRTour. So with the ending fo a great team. they both will go the separate ways. I can only say " Hope to see them back together in the future"

Better Late Than Never For Santos At NHMS

Uses Overtime Pass To Return To Whelen Modified Victory Lane

LOUDON, N.H. -- For much of Saturday's Eastern Propane & Oil 100, Bobby Santos was riding in the middle of the pack. The Franklin, Massachusetts, driver began his charge with 15 laps to go and then took advantage of overtime to drive to Victory Lane at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.

It was Santos' 15th career NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour win and second at the 1.058-mile oval.

"It's pretty awesome to win here at New Hampshire," Santos said. "I'm really excited for my team -- Tinio Racing and everyone that got us here. The guys gave me a great car. They put me in position. I had a great long run car there at the end and I had a good battle with Ryan Preece."

This one came with plenty of late-race drama.more info..

GERSTNER GETS CAREER-FIRST SMRS WIN AT HICKORY

 

NEWTON, N.C. Each time the Southern Modified Racing Series (SMRS) races, Jeremy Gerstner drives between nine and 10 hours one way from Wesley Chapel, Fla. to compete. All those miles paid off Saturday when Gerstner won the Independence Bash 125 at Hickory Motor Speedway his career first series race.

Gerstner started in seventh position and with the drop of the green immediately started racing forward and took command by lap seven. He led until lap 56 when he got caught in lapped traffic yielding the top spot to Bobby Measmer with Burt Myers taking second and then ultimately the lead. more info..

Solomito Repeats At Riverhead

Seventh Career Victory For Whelen Modified Points Leader

RIVERHEAD, N.Y. -- Six races into the 2017 NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour season, and Timmy Solomito is looking every bit the driver to beat for the championship.

After his breakout four-win campaign in 2016, Solomito has had an even better encore. 

Saturday, the Islip, New York, driver returned to his home track of Riverhead Raceway and picked up his third win of the season. He held off David Sapienza on an overtime finish to take the Buzz Chew Chevrolet-Cadillac 200.

The Coors Light Pole Award winner, Solomito held serve for his seventh career victory. He also won this event last year. His No. 16 Starrett Tools Ford led three times for a race-high 151 laps, including the final 102 as a caution on Lap 196 pushed the race to 208 laps. more info..

Preece Rockets To Thompson Victory

Rolls To Second Whelen Modified Win After Late Pit Stop

THOMPSON, Conn. --  Ryan Preece's pit stop strategy pushed him back in the field. But the Berlin, Connecticut, driver wasted no time in driving to the front en route to Wednesday night's NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour victory in the Thompson 125 at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park.

The win was the second of the season for Preece and 17th of his career.

Preece pitted with many of his lead challengers on lap 70. The No. 6 TS Haulers Chevrolet was forced to restart outside the top 10 behind a number of cars including Rowan Pennink and Bobby Santos, who pitted earlier. A late charge through the field by Preece culminated with a move to the inside of Pennink for the lead with just 18 laps to go. more info...

Racing Legend Howie Hodge Passes and Longtime Northeastern Racing Photographer

Saw Modified Racing Thru The Eyes of the Lenses

1/28/17.. The Northeast short track racing scene lost a giant and cornerstone figure of the sport on Saturday.

Howie Hodge, a fixture as a photographer documenting racing across the country and primarily at Connecticut short tracks, passed away Saturday.

Hodge was 77. more info...